This room box was not made by a manufacturer but by a father or grandfather for some little girl long ago. All of the papers inside and out are original and in quite good condition. On the inside they are a bit darkened and slightly soiled by age, and the brick paper on the outside is torn a bit. The brown floors as well as the other parts all have the original paint. The whole box is 28 3/4 inches wide, with each room approximately 13 inches wide. The rooms are 13 1/2 inches deep and 12 inches ...click for details
This little swing would be perfect for the garden of an antique dollhouse. It is only 7 1/2 inches high to the tip of the roof; the base is 3 1/2" x 4 3/4". The swing itself moves back and forth with its tiny porcelain baby in a crocheted playsuit and bonnet. The baby is marked 'Germany'. There is a bit of chipping to the original paint, but otherwise the condition is fine. The fabric roof is also original. Circa 1920.
Just darling! These tiny tin wall canisters are only 1 3/4 inches wide, 1 1/4 inches deep and 2 1/4 inches high at the back. Both are decorated with stenciled Dutch motifs. They are a bit rusty and scratched on the bottoms and back but otherwise in good condition. Circa: 1920s.
Robin's-egg blue with white speckles - two little enamelware spoons for a German doll kitchen. The spoons are 3 1/4 inches long and have some dings, but nothing distracting. Just right for dolly to stir in her pot or taste her stew. Circa: 1920.
Just perfect for an antique German doll kitchen or room box store - two robin's-egg blue tin canisters, one for 'Zucker' (sugar) and one for 'Kaffee' (coffee). The sugar canister shows more wear then the coffee canister, but both items are in good condition for their age. They have hinged lids and are 2 inches tall and 1 5/8 inches in diameter. Circa:1910-1920. All items shown are available from antikhaus.
This metal painted sweeper and broom are for the dollhouse doll's maid. Both toys are marked 'Anfoe', Germany. Anfoe' is the trade name of the toy manufacturer 'Vereinigte Spielwarenfabriken Andreas Foertner & Johann Haffner's Nachfolger' (United Toy Factory Andreas Foertner & Johann Haffner's Successor)of Nuremberg, Germany which produced toys between 1912 and 1929. Later it became TRIX and manufactured construction sets and model trains. These cleaning t ...click for details
How practical for Papa when he has to work at home! Just a swivel away and he can see what the kids are doing on the parlor floor. Or his daughter can take a turn on the chair. These sweet little office-type desk chairs are only 3 inches high at the back. The seats are 2 1/8 inches in diameter and each has a soft velvet cover. One is deep red, the other brown. And the tops of the chairs actually turn! The backrest of the red-seated chair has a small repair. Otherwise both chairs are in nice cond ...click for details
This little basket is just right for dolly to serve croissants at breakfast. It is a bit over 4 inches long and 2 1/8 inches wide. There is some wear and paint loss, but it still looks fine with the two pastries - part of sale - in it. Indeed a very nice accessory for a blue and white German doll kitchen room box. Circa: 1910-1920.
An oh so tiny white tin for the wall of a German doll kitchen. 'Zwiebeln', German for 'onions', is printed on the front and there are five little holes so that air can circulate through the onions stored in it. The back is almost 2 inches high; the bin is 1 1/2 inches wide and 1 inch deep. The condition is very nice with little or no paint loss on the body and only a bit of loss around the hole for hanging it on the wall. Circa: 1920s.
To warm dolly's bed so that she can be tucked into a nice cozy bed in her antique dollhouse! Such bottles were filled with hot water and put under the covers to make the bed warm. The bottle is made of chrome-like metal with a brass stop and a loop on the top. The body is seamed. It is 2 inches long and 1 1/4 inch wide and in very nice condition. Circa: 1910-1920.